The Berlin real estate blog

Relevant topics around the Berlin real estate market and interesting contexts, prepared editorially by us. This is our real estate blog.

The law on rent limitation in the housing sector in Berlin - MietenWoGBln - better known as "rent cap" will come into force on February, 23rd, 2020. Until then there are no obligations for landlords, but after publication, Berlin landlords must react very quickly. We summarize the most urgent questions here.

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The reality in Berlin is much better than politics want it to be. The rent burden is moderate, the net income per household and the ownership rate are rising.

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The rent cap has been approved by the Senate. By law, the rents for about 1.5 million apartments built before 2014 are to be frozen for five years. Also affected are new rentals for which the rent index for 2019 is no longer used, but the new upper limits from the Senate table. All information here.

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Can climate goals be matched with the political agenda of Red-Red-Green in Berlin? The goal conflict of the Berlin Greens is getting worse. A status report.

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Rents rising moderately, growth slowing, fewer relocations.

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Many of our foreign customers ask us what is going on in Berlin's real estate market. Left Senator Lompscher's trying to push a lot of buttons. But only a few work. It is time for some information.

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Berlin's building senator is said to have spoken of over 430,000 rent reduction applications from tenants in Berlin per year. Senator affronts thousands of private landlords.

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Nothing works in Berlin without the investment commitment of the housing industry and private owners. But money is a shy deer. How does the current development in Berlin affect the market?

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